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CS/CS/SB 494: Graduate Program Admissions

GENERAL BILL by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security ; Education Postsecondary ; Avila ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry ; Collins

Graduate Program Admissions; Requiring an institution of higher education to waive certain examination requirements for a servicemember or a person who served in the United States Armed Forces, the Florida National Guard, or the United States Reserve Forces and was discharged or released under any condition other than dishonorable and who applies for admission to a graduate program that requires such examination, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 2/1/2024 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2023 Senate • Filed
11/28/2023 Senate • Referred to Education Postsecondary; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Rules
1/4/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Postsecondary, 01/09/24, 4:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
• CS by Education Postsecondary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
1/10/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education Postsecondary read 1st time
1/11/2024 Senate • Now in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security
• On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 01/16/24, 8:30 am, 301 Senate Building
1/16/2024 Senate • CS/CS by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 4 NAYS 0
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/17/2024 Senate • CS/CS by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security read 1st time
1/18/2024 Senate • Now in Rules
1/19/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/24/24, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/24/2024 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
1/30/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/01/24
2/1/2024 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 250
• Read 3rd time -SJ 250
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 250
• Immediately certified -SJ 254
2/1/2024 House • In Messages